The Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon

October 9, 2013

The Musée des Beaux-Arts is located in the centre of the ancient town of Dijon, in what used to be the palace of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy. The architecture is stunning, with its high mansard roof and neo-classical trimmings, it was created slap bang in that last century when the ancien regime was floundering and the flames of revolutionary fervour were being fanned.

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The Louvre Egyptian Collection, Paris

October 8, 2013

The Louvre Egyptian Collection, Paris